Eastbourne Borough have signed young Scottish midfielder Jake Sheppard on loan from Championship side Reading.
Scotland Youth international Sheppard signed his first professional contract with the Royals last summer
The 18-year-old has made excellent progress in the Academy, and has signed until the summer of 2017.
He scored with his first touch for Scotland under-17s in 2014, and also made headlines during the last campaign with an incredible 70-yard goal for Reading`s under-18s.
Born just down the Thames from Reading in Chertsey, Sheppard has continued to develop this season.